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23 Bizarre Folks Who Know How to Shake Up a Dull Subway Ride

23 Bizarre Folks Who Know How to Shake Up a Dull Subway Ride
Curiosities
year ago

There are over 2.4 million people who ride the subway every day in New York City alone. Most of these commuters have encountered some unique instances during their ride that made the experience a lot less boring and more enjoyable. It could have been the guy feeding his pink chicken cheerios or even time travelers from the 80s.

12 Stories About People Who Witnessed the Acts of True Kindness

12 Stories About People Who Witnessed the Acts of True Kindness
People
4 days ago

Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of the day, we stop paying attention to what is happening around us, and it seems as if everyone has become indifferent. But if you stop for a second and look around, you will notice that the world is full of good people. And if you suddenly think that everyone has become a bit cold-hearted, just read these 12 stories.

12 People Who Endured Horrifyingly Disgusting Experiences

12 People Who Endured Horrifyingly Disgusting Experiences
Curiosities
4 weeks ago

Despite our efforts to avoid it, we sometimes find ourselves in situations that make us want to throw up or run away. People in this article shared stories of gross experiences, whether with someone they knew or a complete stranger, and they still can’t forget those moments.

12 People Who Experienced the Most Eerie Kind of Disgust

12 People Who Experienced the Most Eerie Kind of Disgust
Curiosities
3 months ago

One of the emotions we often try to avoid is disgust. Yet, we can find ourselves in situations that make us want to gag or flee in revulsion. The people in this article faced nauseating experiences, whether from someone familiar or a stranger, and they can’t shake off that feeling of repulsion whenever they recall it.

How Katie Holmes Raised Her Daughter Suri Into a Humble Teen Despite Her Ultra-Privileged Life

How Katie Holmes Raised Her Daughter Suri Into a Humble Teen Despite Her Ultra-Privileged Life
Family & kids
8 months ago

Seventeen years ago, Suri Cruise was born into instant fame as the only child of Hollywood A-listers, Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise. Despite her life of privilege, Suri has grown into a grounded and independent young woman, all thanks to her dedicated mother. Following her 2012 divorce from Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes is highly determined to give Suri a normal and well-grounded upbringing.

What If You’re Luckiest Person on Earth for 1 Day

What If You’re Luckiest Person on Earth for 1 Day
Curiosities
year ago

Scaling a mountain, you’re on a very fast pace. You and your friend had decided to go rock climbing since it was one of your New Year’s resolutions. All of a sudden, rocks started falling down on you, bouncing and sliding. But nothing happened to you. Not even a scratch!The universe’s definitely on your side today. When you reached the top, you spotted a green leaf falling from the skies. But wait, it’s a $100 bill! You grab it, but it all feels weird. Time to go back down.You wanna try your luck more and decide to go down in one jump only. It’s safe though, you’ve got your harness on. One, two, three, a deep breath, and off you go! In less than no time you’ve reached the ground. When your friend is back to the ground, you jump in a car and drive back home.

Why the ‘World’s Greatest Airport’ Lies in the Middle of a Swamp

Why the ‘World’s Greatest Airport’ Lies in the Middle of a Swamp
Places
10 months ago

You’re on an expedition through the swamplands of Florida. You run into some sinkholes ... oops, was that a crocodile? Watch out! Suddenly, you reach an asphalt road. It looks a lot like a runway, but there’s no airport building around. You decide to inspect it, and a walk down the runway takes you around half an hour! At the end of it, you notice a trailer. There are 4 people inside. They tell you you’ve accidentally run into what was supposed to become the largest airport in the world. 5 times the size of JFK, to be more precise.

In the Near Future, We’ll Travel by Trains That Transform Into Planes

In the Near Future, We’ll Travel by Trains That Transform Into Planes
Curiosities
11 months ago

You’re traveling by train and hear the wheels banging against the tracks. But suddenly, the train rises and gains altitude. None of the passengers scream in panic because this is a regular thing now. Well, maybe not yet, but it might become our reality anytime soon! Akka Technologies company is developing such a project. Their goal is to reduce travel time and make trips more comfortable. To travel today, you need to get to the airport, spend a few hours there at the check-in and security check. And only after that can you board the plane. When the plane lands, you need to go through standard airport procedures again and then get to the city. Only after this, your trip is over. It means you use at least three different types of transport.

15 Hollywood Stars Who Stay Humble

15 Hollywood Stars Who Stay Humble
People
11 months ago

Some people believe that all wealthy people spend their money on whatever they want. But these actresses proved them wrong; despite earning millions of dollars per month, they remain grounded and humble. And this should be the case for us as well, since being humble costs nothing, but shows that our humility is our most valuable asset.

20+ Unexpected Photos That Caught Royals Doing Commoner Things

20+ Unexpected Photos That Caught Royals Doing Commoner Things
People
2 years ago

The life of the royals can hardly be called ordinary, but now and then they have a chance to do something pretty “common”. For example, they browse the shelves of supermarkets and department stores, go to the subway, ride buses and even drive trains. It may sound unbelievable, but luckily, royal photographers have collected a bunch of convincing proof that nothing human is alien to the royals.

20+ People Who Got Caught Up in Infuriating Situations

20+ People Who Got Caught Up in Infuriating Situations
Curiosities
year ago

Patience is a virtue, they say, and this statement is very true. Many situations in our lives can be a real challenge to go through without getting annoyed or frustrated: traffic is always slow when you’re running late, and your kids want yet another bedtime story when you’re practically falling asleep. But scientists are convinced that being patient does pay off — such people are better friends and even have fewer headaches.

7 Superstars Who Use Public Transport Like Any Other “Normal” People

7 Superstars Who Use Public Transport Like Any Other “Normal” People
People
2 years ago

We often believe that the lives of the stars are all about glamour, limousines, private jets, and other luxuries that we common people don’t really have access to. But the reality is that many celebrities choose to live their lives in a “normal” way, like the rest of us. With new technologies and smartphone cameras, anybody can become a paparazzo for a few minutes and immortalize that moment when they shared a bus with a Hollywood star.

24 Photos That Show the Unique Side of Japan

24 Photos That Show the Unique Side of Japan
Places
2 years ago

Japan is a country with a unique culture that the residents of other countries seem to never be able to get to know completely. And many photos about the Japanese lifestyle and traditions published on the Internet prove it. Thanks to these pics, other people can learn many curious things about the Land of the Rising Sun.

14 Things That Help the Japanese Spot a Foreigner in the Crowd Right Away

14 Things That Help the Japanese Spot a Foreigner in the Crowd Right Away
Places
3 years ago

Japan has one of the most complicated systems of social conventions and rules of behavior. An inexperienced tourist who visits this country for the first time can easily get confused and mix things up. Local people can easily spot foreigners in the crowd by the seemingly insignificant mistakes they make. Fortunately, the Japanese are very tolerant of tourists who unknowingly violate their rules of good manners. Still, no one wants to mess things up in a foreign country, so that’s why it’s better to know those nuances.

An Illustrator Shares the Reality of Living With a Pug, and It’s So Relatable, Every Dog Mom Will Agree

An Illustrator Shares the Reality of Living With a Pug, and It’s So Relatable, Every Dog Mom Will Agree
Art
3 years ago

The bond with your pet is almost unbreakable. And Spanish illustrator Gemma Gené, who is the proud parent of a pug named Mochi, knows this for sure. She started drawing her adorable pooch while going to work on the subway in 2014, because she missed him, and now Gemma has over 342k followers who adore Mochi and know the habits of this pup like it’s their own pet.

14 Celebs That Are Loaded but Still Lead a Normal Life

14 Celebs That Are Loaded but Still Lead a Normal Life
People
11 months ago

There are some celebrities who, when they become famous and wealthy, change their lifestyle dramatically. They start to only travel via limousine, they buy expensive cars or move into luxurious mansions, and they attend the most exclusive parties. But on the exact opposite side, there are others who do not let themselves be overpowered by success and, even though they have several million dollars in their bank accounts, they embrace a more humble way of life. Some of them even continue to do the same things they did before they became well-known worldwide.

15+ Guys That Would Give Anything for a Minute of Sleep

15+ Guys That Would Give Anything for a Minute of Sleep
Curiosities
2 years ago

We are sure that many people have had times in their lives when they just wanted to get a good night’s sleep. At times like that, you start to value the simple things: a good bed, clean sheets, and a comfortable pillow. From lack of sleep, not only do our bodies suffer, but funny stories also happen because our brains just don’t function normally.

I Moved to Paris 4 Years Ago and Life Here Is Tougher Than You Think

I Moved to Paris 4 Years Ago and Life Here Is Tougher Than You Think
Places
9 months ago

In 2014, I made an important decision to make a big change in my life. I left my ordinary life in Kiev, I packed my stuff, and I moved to Paris. This sounds like the beginning of a romantic movie but in fact, it was nothing like a beautiful story about cozy French restaurants, hot croissants, and the view of the Eiffel tower from my window.

19 Simple Psychological Tricks That Actually Work

19 Simple Psychological Tricks That Actually Work
Psychology
9 months ago

There are a lot of psychological tricks and neuro-linguistic programming tips and there are millions of books and articles written about them. Many of these tricks really help professionals manipulate people and avoid being tricked by others. But are there tips that non-professionals can use on a daily basis?

11 Overcrowded Places We Don’t Want to Visit at Rush Hour

11 Overcrowded Places We Don’t Want to Visit at Rush Hour
Places
5 years ago

We think that there’s nothing worse than the subway and buses at rush hour. But Kowloon Walled City citizens wouldn’t agree with you. The city had a population density of approximately 1,255,000 inhabitants per sq km (3,250,000/sq m.) All in all, the city was destroyed and there’s only a park left. Kowloon isn’t the only overcrowded place in the world. And you’re about to see why.

An Artist Draws Monsters Next to People on the New York Subway, and They Are Surprisingly Realistic

An Artist Draws Monsters Next to People on the New York Subway, and They Are Surprisingly Realistic
Art
5 years ago

Social media artist Ben Rubin, otherwise known in the online world as “Subway Doodle,” has turned his trips to and from work into a fun activity that everyone on the internet loves. He takes pictures of fellow passengers on the train and doodles incredible monsters posing with them. The poses and overall results are so accurate that it makes you think that they are part of the real world.

11 Famous Logos That Have a Secret Meaning

11 Famous Logos That Have a Secret Meaning
Curiosities
2 years ago

A logo is the face of a brand. When we see a symbol we know, we subconsciously trust popular brands. This is why designers work really long and hard at creating a simple and easy to remember logo. A good logo should also convey a hidden subtext.

10+ Odd Situations That Hardly Anyone Can Explain

10+ Odd Situations That Hardly Anyone Can Explain
Curiosities
10 months ago

Sometimes the things people do are so out of the box, they make us want to say, “Somebody, pinch me!” Things like a woman eating a whole grilled chicken on a subway, workers laying asphalt onto water, and a person dressed up in road cones make us really wonder about the world. What would you think if you saw such a jaw-dropping scene in a public place?